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Heinz A Pieniak: Stable disposable absorbent structure. Personal Products Company, Martha A Michaels, December 24, 1985: US04560372 (144 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent product is provided in the form of a layered structure. A first fibrous layer of resilient fibers contains superabsorbent and is superposed on a layer of hydrophilic material. The layers are unpressed and slit followed by extrusion to open the slits to provide apertures. The s ...


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Edward P Erdman, Heinz A Pieniak: Stable disposable absorbent structure. Personal Products Company, Robert L Minier, June 30, 1987: US04676784 (108 worldwide citation)

An absorbent product is provided which is disposable, light weight, stable and potentially thin. It is comprised of a superstructure of resilient fibers in combination with superabsorbent, which combination is provided with apertures. The apertures and at least one side of the superstructure are cov ...


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Heinz A Pieniak: Laminated structures having gathered marginal portions. Johnson & Johnson Baby Products Company, Robert L Minier, Martha A Michaels, November 17, 1981: US04300562 (104 worldwide citation)

A laminated structure having a gathered marginal area which provides an improved fit about a portion of the human body, said laminated structure comprising an elastic member disposed between first and second substrates of flexible gatherable material, said elastic member comprising a plurality of in ...


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Heinz A Pieniak, Gloria Huffman: Low bulk disposable diaper. McNeil PPC, Dressler Goldsmith Shore Sutker & Milnamow, March 24, 1992: US05098423 (101 worldwide citation)

A disposable diaper is particularly configured for improved fit and comfort, as well as provide enhanced absorptive capacity and leakage-resistant characteristics. Improved fit and comfort are achieved by providing the diaper with a relatively thin, narrow absorbent panel, with the panel configured ...


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Heinz A Pieniak, Michael J Iskra: Superthin absorbent product. Personal Products Company, Martha A Michaels, February 19, 1985: US04500315 (95 worldwide citation)

A superthin absorbent disposable product is provided having an absorbing layer containing superabsorbent and a wicking layer. The product is suitable for use in disposable diapers, sanitary napkins, incontinent pads, wipes and the like.


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Gloria Huffman, Heinz A Pieniak: Disposal diaper with center gathers. McNeil PPC, Dressler Goldsmith Shore Sutker & Milnamow, June 19, 1990: US04935021 (89 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article embodied as a disposable diaper construction has been particularly configured for improved fit and comfort by the provision of a center gathering arrangement. In the illustrated embodiments, the diaper includes an absorbent panel structure which is positioned between associated ...


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Heinz A Pieniak, Gloria Huffman: Absorbent panel structure for a disposable garment. Paragon Trade Brands, Dressler Goldsmith Shore & Milnamow, September 19, 1995: US05451442 (83 worldwide citation)

Absorbent panel structures that comprise a unitary pulp panel having a forward section and a rearward section, the rearward section comprising from about 20% to about 70% of the rearward panel length. One or more longitudinally elongated areas or grooves of reduced thickness and basis weight are for ...


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Heinz A Pieniak, Virginia L Repke: Method of forming a conformable garment with "killed" elastic portions. Johnson & Johnson Baby Products Company, Martha A Michaels, May 22, 1984: US04450026 (80 worldwide citation)

A disposable diaper having improved fit about the legs and/or waist of the wearer and having reinforced corners for enhanced securement of the diaper about the wearer is disclosed. Improved fit and reinforcement are obtained by an elongated, inherently elastic ribbon member positioned along at least ...


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Heinz A Pieniak, Virginia R Mesek: Gatherable laminated structure including an apertured elastic member. Personal Products Company, Martha A Michaels, March 4, 1986: US04573991 (80 worldwide citation)

A laminated structure adapted to be gathered for improved fit about a portion of the human body, said laminated structure comprising an elastic member disposed between first and second substrates of flexible gatherable material, said elastic member including a plurality of interconnected elastic ele ...


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Heinz A Pieniak: Method of making laminated structures having gathered and ungathered marginal portions. Johnson & Johnson Baby Products Company, Martha A Michaels, June 8, 1982: US04333782 (74 worldwide citation)

A laminated structure having a marginal area with gathered and ungathered portions which provide an improved fit about a portion of the human body, said laminated structure comprising an elastic member disposed between first and second substrates of flexible gatherable material, said elastic member ...